What is daily fantasy football?

Although daily fantasy football is huge these days and everyone seems to play it at 11Wickets, there are numerous sports lovers who don’t know what India fantasy football is all about.

Daily fantasy football is a growing hobby or game - whatever you want to call it - which is catching the nation by storm. Thousands and thousands of people participate in fantasy football every year.  Fantasy football league is one of the most popular and loved variants of fantasy sports, which is taking a good leap in India. 11Wickets plays host to fantasy contests for number of prestigious football tournaments. The participant can make a team of 11 players from the pool of players’ option given to the participants, which includes goalkeeper, defenders, midfielders, and forwards. The team earns points on the basis of the real performance of these footballers on the football ground.

To win a game, you must have more points than your opponent by the end of every match. Points are usually awarded for every goal scored (Forward), every goal scored (Midfielder), every goal scored (Defender), every goal scored (GK), playing 55 minutes or more, every assist, every 20 passes completed, every 2 shots on target, clean sheet (Midfielder), clean sheet (Defender), clean sheet (GK), every 3 shots saved (GK), every penalty saved (GK) and every 3 successful tackles made. Players can also lose points for Yellow card, Red card, every own goal, every 2 goals conceded (Defender), every 2 goals conceded (GK) and every 2 goals conceded (GK).